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Thunder in the Desert

Matthew 3: 1-2 While Jesus was living in the Galilean hills, John, called “the Baptizer,” was preaching in the desert country of Judea. His message was simple and austere, like his desert surroundings: “Change your life. God’s kingdom is here.”

Many times we over spiritualize events that are just common happenings. But it’s really simple. God’s Kingdom is here on Earth. Jesus came to show us how to live a righteous and perfect life, all while walking on this Earth. He never gave us instructions on how to act in some far away place. 

Remember when God created the Heavens and the Earth, He pronounced it GOOD. Jesus even taught us to pray, “Your Kingdom come, on Earth as it is in Heaven”.


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